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Kyle Guy’s Departure For The NBA Means That Virginia’s Reign Will Likely Be Brief

As in twelve months brief

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NCAA Men’s Final Four - National Championship - Texas Tech v Virginia
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - APRIL 08: De’Andre Hunter #12, Kyle Guy #5 and Ty Jerome #11 of the Virginia Cavaliers celebrate their teams lead late in overtime against the Texas Tech Red Raiders during the 2019 NCAA men’s Final Four National Championship game at U.S. Bank Stadium on April 08, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

We know at this point that as long as Tony Bennett is at Virginia the Cavaliers are going to be a tough out. He’s a brilliant coach and he’s built a program that can last for a long time.

That said, now that Kyle Guy has declared for the NBA Draft, he’s lost the three best players on a national championship team (Ty Jerome and De’Andre Hunter have also announced their departure).

Virginia will be difficult to deal with as always, but the chances of a repeat championship, tough for any team in any season, just took a major hit.

As John Wooden famously said, lots of teams have won one in a row.

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